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Industry News

HySecurity Impresses the Security World at ASIS 2016
American Security Today - Sep 26, 2016
More than 20,000 attendees saw the latest high security equipment, services and IT solutions. HySecurity showed its best of class anti-ram vehicle barriers and high security industrial gate security solutions.....
British Company ProtectaPet Propose Innovative Cat Fencing is a Better Solution than Keeping Cats Indoors
PRWeb- - Sep 26, 2016
Dr Peter Marra, author of Cat Wars, claims that 8.1 million cats kill 275 million items of prey every year in the UK. He calls for cats to be kept exclusively indoors and only allowed outside on a lead or in a ‘catio’. Based on these statistics, it is estimated that for every cat kept within the limits of a garden or patio....
Worldwide Metal Fencing Market Report 2016-2021
Medgadget (blog)- - Sep 26, 2016
This report studies Metal Fencing in Global market, especially in North America, Europe, China, Japan, Southeast Asia and India, focuses on top manufacturers in global market, with sales, price, revenue and market share for each manufacturer, ....
Jacksons Fencing Commercial Sales Promotion
Press Release  Sep 27, 2016
Jacksons Fencing, the UK’s leading perimeter security and access control manufacturer and supplier has a new Head of Commercial Sales. Cris Francis took up the role in August with a view to increasing Jacksons combined commercial sales turnover. ....
4-Inch Fence Post Ground Clamp
TD World-  Sep 26, 2016
BURNDY has announced a new addition to its grounding product line: a new fence post grounding connector to accommodate 4-inch square fence posts. These large 4-inch fence post connectors are increasingly common for substation security fence applications as well as high security fences surrounding data centers, power plants, and other large industrial facilities.....

Decking Industry News

TimberTech® Premium Decking Reveals Top Color Trends in Regions Across the U.S.
PRNewsWire - Sep 20, 2016
TimberTech®, a premier brand of low-maintenance, high quality and durable outdoor building products, is constantly working to stay ahead of both consumer and industry trends. Builders and homeowners consistently rely on the brand's premium decking and railing products....

Fence Contractors

Iron fencing offers timeless options
Shreveport Times - Sep 24, 2016
Functional and ornamental, wrought iron is highly regarded as one of the finest building materials for fencing and balconies. Rich in history, New Orleans’ famous French Quarter wrought iron balances are a blend of functional works of art with some more famous pieces having the original owner’s monogram blended in the details.....

Local Government Issues

Fireworks at tollway over fence contract
Daily Herald - Sep 22, 2016
The Illinois tollway is facing scrutiny by lawmakers who chided directors Thursday for what they consider to be discriminatory treatment of a minority contractor. In July, the board voted against a $6.7 million contract with Industrial Fence Inc. to do work on the Jane Addams Tollway (I-90) ....
Council to review fencing policy
Airdrie City View - Sep 24, 2016
Airdrie resident Larry Anderson appeared before council at its Sept. 19 meeting to present information about a dispute he has had with the City regarding privacy screening he added to the top of his back fence in Woodside......
Council accepts nearly $22K for security fencing near City Hall
Ridgecrest Daily Independent - Sep 24, 2016
The Ridgecrest City Council at their meeting Wednesday voted to accept $21,565 in transit funds for installing new security fencing near city hall. The grant is from the transit system safety, security and disaster response account under the California Transit Security Grant Program....
City begins fencing off Prince of Wales rail bridge
Ottawa Sun - Sep 20, 2016
The city is spending $46,000 on new fencing to block the ends of the Prince of Wales Bridge. Workers were at the city-owned railway bridge Tuesday installing posts and rolling out the fences to keep pedestrians off the deck.....


Community Issues

'Sickening' fence finally due for demolition following neighbours' pressure
The Bolton News - Sep 24, 2016
NEIGHBOURS are celebrating the news that a metal fence put up in their street is being taken down – finally. Residents in Ivanhoe Street in Farnworth campaigned to have the 2.4m fence taken down by Network Rail – but three weeks on it still remained in place. Angry residents approached workmen who told them the fence would be staying. ..
Poland foster family receives new fence
WYTV - Sep 24, 2016
POLAND, Ohio (WYTV) – The project was much smaller, but still a dream come true for homeowners who are also foster parents. On Saturday, volunteers with the Regional Council of Carpenters built a fence for Mark and Kendra Wirtz of Poland. They have four kids of their own, but also foster two young brothers with special needs.. ..
Fences make bad neighbors: Residents butt heads over Cobble Hill Park enclosures
Brooklyn Paper - Sep 26, 2016
Mr. DeBlasio, tear down that fence! Wire fences in Cobble Hill Park are dividing more than just plants and parkgoers’ feet — they’re driving a wedge between local volunteer gardeners who insist they’re vital for protecting baby shrubs from dog poop and people’s boots, and residents who are demanding the city rip out the unsightly railings ..
Residents express frustration, concern after fence is placed at Suni Sands Mobile Home Park
WPTV - Sep 14, 2016
JUPITER, Fla. - Controversy continues at the Suni Sands Mobile Home Park in Jupiter - where the developer and residents are going head to head. That developer plans to build a $30 million dollar hotel on that property - but longtime residents say they are standing firm. ..


San Jose International's new security fence gets high-tech cameras and sensors
Silicon Valley Business Journal - Sep 26, 2016
The new perimeter fencing installed around Mineta San Jose International Airport earlier this month will now go high tech with $8.1 million worth of “cameras and sensor-type equipment,” spokeswoman Rosemary Barnes said late Friday. ..
North Adams Airport to Replace Fence - Sep 22, 2016
NORTH ADAMS, Mass. — The Airport Commission will seek city funds to repair a downed fence. Airport Manager Bill Greenwald told the commission Tuesday that a portion of the northern fence is in bad shape and partially knocked down. ..

AG Fencing

Farmer Diary: Fake farmer sees thingamajigs all around him on the farm
Aberdeen News  - Sep 25, 2016
Fence on, fence off. So it went for me recently one day on the farm. It is a Faulk County farm where family members and I — mostly them — are turning from a cattle operation into one featuring crops...
No elk allowed: Two-mile fence keeps elk off dairy farm following winter shooting of seven animals
NWAOnline  - Sep 25, 2016
These days, bovines — not elk — are the only cows wandering around the Ross dairy farm in Jonathan Creek. That’s a first since the elk initially meandered outside the Great Smoky Mountains National Park following their 2001 reintroduction. Located close to Cataloochee Valley, where the elk were released, the Ross farm ...

Fencing and Animal -- Pets

New fencing and agility area at dog park<
Chatham Daily News  - Sep 21, 2016
Dog lovers helped spruce up the off-leash area at John Waddell Park on Saturday. The dog off-leash recreation area committee organized a work project morning at the facility, which is located at the end of Water Street in Chatham.....
A fence may help stop your dog from barking at others<
The Morning Call  - Sep 21, 2016
Q: My husband and I very recently adopted an eight-year-old rescued golden lab mix. He was in foster care for six months where he lived with two dogs and a cat. He is a mellow, sweet and adores humans. But when I have him in the backyard and dogs walk past the street,.....

Fencing and Animal -- Wildlife

Kangaroos hit by cars and attacked after golf course fencing put up in Yanchep
North Coast Times NEWS  - Sep 27, 2016
KANGAROOS are reportedly being hit by cars and attacked by dogs as they continue to live among Yanchep homes. Lisa Gregory, who has lived in Yanchep for 18 years, said she had seen “horrible” things happen to kangaroos since Sun City Country Club erected a fence at its perimeter.....
Brook Waimarama Sanctuary pest-proof fence completed gallery  - Sep 27, 2016
Brook Waimarama Sanctuary's pest proof fence has finally been completed after 12 years of planning and two years of building. The 691-hectare nature reserve is now completely surrounded by a $4.2 million, 14.4km long barrier.....
Youbou residents looking for 2 elk trapped in fencing, wire  - Sep 20, 2016
Residents of Youbou, on the north shore of Cowichan Lake, are searching for two elk who have become entangled in debris. Denis Martel with the Valley Fish & Game Club says it's important to quickly find the animals, nicknamed "Monster Mesh" (who is caught up in gardening mesh and other fencing) and "Line Dancer" (who has a clothing line double-wrapped around his mouth)......
Refugee fence and solar plant may wipe out one of rarest mammals
New Scientist  - Sep 21, 2016
Saving a species from extinction can be a back-breaking task. Hungarian conservationists found this out last week when they started to dig out Vojvodina mole rats one by one as part of an effort to relocate them to safety.....


USA/Mexico Fence

U.S. fence lets people look, not touch
NWAOnline  - Sep 25, 2016
IMPERIAL BEACH, Calif. -- Andres Gallegos Arguello stood on the American side of a metallic mesh fence in Friendship Circle between San Diego and Tijuana. His mother and father stood on the other side.....

International Borders

Fencing on Russian-Norwegian border to be suspended due to construction fault
Construction.RU  - Sep 27, 2016
Fencing on the border between Russia and Norway, which is being built at the initiative of the Norwegian government, might be suspended. Due to the builders’ fault, it is being erected too close to the boundary line......
Hungarian inmates working around the clock on border fence
Fox News  - Sep 21, 2016
MARIANOSZTRA, Hungary – Hungarian prison inmates have ramped up their production of razor wire, working around the clock as Hungary prepares to build a second fence on the border with Serbia to keep out refugees and other migrants.....
Govt to fix fencing gaps and vulnerability along Indo-Pak border
DNA India  - Sep 21, 2016
The Centre is all set to implement the recommendations of a high-powered committee which flagged fencing gaps and vulnerability along the Indo-Pak border and suggested use of scientific technology and heightened vigil on riverine frontiers.....

Weird News

Long Dog-Gone Trip: Florida Pooch Travels to Boston and Back
ABC News - Sep 27, 2016
A Pyrenees mix named Apollo is back home in Florida after a journey that took him to the Boston area. Cynthia Abercrombie tells the Florida Times-Union ( ) there were times over the past six weeks that she thought she'd never see Apollo again......

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